Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia? If you're planning to go to Banteay Chhmar, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

Based on the climate and weather in Banteay Chhmar, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia by month

January

If you go to Banteay Chhmar in January, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses

February

If you are traveling to Banteay Chhmar in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Banteay Chhmar in March, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

April for Banteay Chhmar is a scorcher. Temperatures average in the high 80s F (low 30s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Tank tops
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light shorts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

May

May here can be sizzling. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Sandals
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

June

June for Banteay Chhmar is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts

July

July for Banteay Chhmar is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts

August

If you go to Banteay Chhmar in August, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof footwear

September

Traveling to Banteay Chhmar in September, you will notice that it can be very hot. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage

October

October here can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

November

November here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses

December

December very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Banteay Chhmar, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types A, C and G
  • A SIM card that works in Banteay Chhmar
  • If you are visiting a temple, pack respectful clothing
  • Bicycle friendly attire, if you plan on biking anywhere

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